woodstock, ontario. the editor there, a wonderful man named ralph berman, he said to me on my first day, safer, you have no experience at all at this, do you? i said, yes sir, i have no experience. you cannot even tell, can you? he said, you will learn to type. once you type in any kind of proficient way, you know what the first and you'll be typing is? i said, i do not know. he said, a letter of application to a bigger newspaper. i went from the woodstock paper to the london free press of london, ontario.